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Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue with KB4013429 that caused form display issues with CRM 2011 on Internet Explorer 11
  • Fixes an issue with KB4013429 that prevents users from updating apps from Windows Store with 0x80070216 error
10.0.14393.970 (rs1_release_inmarket.170318-0600)

20 March 2017

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue with KB4013429 that caused Windows DVD Player (and 3rd party apps that use Microsoft MPEG-2 handling libraries) to crash
  • Fixes an issue with KB4013429, that some customers using Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10 1607 Client with Switch Embedded Teaming (SET) enabled might experience a deadlock or when changing the physical adapter’s link speed property, this issue is most commonly seen as a DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION or when verifier is enabled a VRF_STACKPTR_ERROR is seen in the Memory dump
10.0.14393.969 (rs1_release_inmarket.170315-1735)

14 March 2017

And further

  • Improves the bandwidth of SSD/NVMe drives available to application workloads during S2D rebuild operations

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an known issue called out in KB3213986. Users may experience delays while running 3D rendering apps with multiple monitors
  • Fixes an issue in KB3213986 where the Cluster Service may not start automatically on the first reboot after applying the update
  • Fixes an issue where the Active Directory Administrative Center (ADAC) crashes when attempting to modify any attribute of any user account in Active Directory
  • Fixes an issue where the Japanese Input Method Editor is leaking graphics device interface resources, which causes windows to disappear or only partially render after typing approximately 100 sentences
  • Fixes an issue which improves the reliability of Enable-ClusterS2D PowerShell cmdlet
  • Fixes an issue where the Virtual Machine Management Service (Vmms.exe) may crash during a live migration of virtual machines
  • Fixesan issue where Work Folders clients get duplicate files (sync conflict files) when Work Folders is configured using Group Policy
  • Fixes an issue where Remote Desktop Servers crash with a Stop 0x27 in RxSelectAndSwitchPagingFileObject when RDP clients connect and utilize redirected drives, printers, or removable USB drives
  • Fixes an issue where adjusting the Windows Server Update Services settings using the Group Policy feature causes downloads to fail
  • Fixes an issue to hard code Microsoft's first-party provider registry key values
  • Fixes an issue that causes the System Preparation (Sysprep) tool to fail
  • Fixes an issue that causes Office 2016 profile corruption when used with User Experience Virtualization (UE-V) roaming
  • Fixes an issue that causes the Local Security Authority Subsystem Service to become unresponsive after upgrading the OS
  • Fixes an issue that causes the Local Security Authority Subsystem Service to fail when a SAP® application uses Transport Layer Security authentication
  • Fixes an issue where sequencing large registries using the Application Virtualization 5.1 Sequencer results in missing registry keys in the final package
  • Fixes an issue that fails to retain the sort order of names in a contact list after a device restarts when using the Japanese language
  • Fixes an issue that causes transactions to fail because of a memory shortage
  • Fixes an issue that allows files that are forbidden by the security zone setting to be opened in Internet Explorer
  • Fixes an issue that causes Internet Explorer 11 to fail after installing KB3175443
  • Fixes an issue that causes applications that use the VBScript engine to fail after applying KB3185319
  • Fixes an issue that occurs in Internet Explorer when the CSS float style is set to "center" in a webpage
  • Fixes an issue that occurs whenever the multipath IO attempts to log I/O statistics with no paths present
  • Fixes an issue that causes a 32-bit static route added by a VPN solution to fail, which prevents users from establishing a connection through the VPN
  • Fixes an issue that may decrease performance by up to 50% when Ethernet adapters that support receive side scaling (RSS) fail to re-enable RSS after a fault or system upgrade
  • Fixes an issue to allow wildcards in the Allowed list field for the Point and Print Restrictions Group Policy
  • Fixes an issue with multipath I/O failure that can lead to data corruption or application failures
  • Fixes an issue that can lead to system failure when removing a multipath IO ID_ENTRY
  • Fixes an issue that occurs when a Network Driver Interface Specification function NdisMFreeSharedMemory() is not called at the correct Interrupt Request Level
  • Fixes an issue to utilize the proper service vault for Azure Backup integration
  • Fixes an issue where SQL server takes 30 minutes to shut down on machines with a lot of RAM (>2TB)
  • Fixes additional issues with updated time zone information, Internet Explorer, file server and clustering, wireless networking, Map apps, mobile upgrades for IoT, display rendering, USB 2.0 safe removal, multimedia, Direct3D, Microsoft Edge, enterprise security, Windows Server Update Services, storage networking, Remote Desktop, clustering, Windows Hyper-V and Credential Guard
  • Security updates to Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Graphics Component, Internet Information Services, Windows SMB Server, Microsoft Windows PDF Library, Windows kernel-mode drivers, Microsoft Uniscribe, the Windows kernel, DirectShow, the Windows OS and Windows Hyper-V
10.0.14393.953 (rs1_release_inmarket.170303-1614)

10 January 2017

And further

  • Improved the reliability of Groove Music playback in the background, App-V, video playback and Remote Desktop

Fixes issues

  • Fixes an issue where after successful fingerprint authentication on a device with the screen off, the screen does not turn back on
  • Fixes an issue where only one input device works when you connect two similar input devices to the same machine
  • Fixes an issue in the App-V Connection Group that allows users to have access to pieces of functionality that they were not designated to for access
  • Fixes an issue that prevents users from selecting multiple certificates simultaneously through the UI
  • Fixes an issue where the Request Control function does not work with Remote Assistance if the user being assisted is on Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012
  • Fixes an issue that prevents a smart card module from pairing with a contactless smart card reader
  • Fixes an issue with license conversion of Server Core from evaluation version to a retail version
  • Fixes an issue that prevents users from opening Internet shortcut (.URL) files with Internet Explorer when Enhanced Protected Mode is enabled.
  • Fixes an issue that prevents users from logging on if a device has been away from the corporate network over a period of time
  • Fixes additional issues with Microsoft Edge, clustering, Internet Explorer, Windows Update, input devices, facial recognition, Logon, Hyper-V, PCI bus drivers and Windows Kernel

13 December 2016

And further

  • Improved reliability of Security Support Provider Interface

Fixes issues

  • Fixes a service crash in CDPSVC that in some situations could lead to the machine not being able to acquire an IP address
  • Fixes an issue where a Catalog-signed module installation does not work on Nano Server
  • Fixes an issue with Devices left with Hello on for an excessive amount of time will not go into power savings mode
  • Fixes an issue with gl_pointSize to not work properly when used with drawElements method in Internet Explorer 11
  • Fixes an issue where Azure Active Directory-joined machines after upgrading to Windows 10 Version 1607 cannot sync with Exchange
  • Fixes an additional issues with app compatibility, updated time zone information, Internet Explorer
  • Security updates to Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Uniscribe Common Log File System Driver

9 December 2016

And further

  • Improved the reliability of mobile device management disenrollment, Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM), Peripheral Component Interface and PowerShell

Fixes issues

  • Fixes an issue that causes excessive battery drain if you have a Chinese Input Method Editor installed and use Windows Hello to log in
  • Fixes an issue with OLE drag and drop that prevents users from downloading a SharePoint document library as a file
  • Fixes an issue with Super Floppy-formatted fixed media devices that are not recognized by Windows 10 Anniversary Update or accessible in Windows Explorer
  • Fixes an issue that causes the System Center Configuration Manager client to fail installation when a device is re-imaged using the SCCM task sequence
  • Fixes an issue that causes the loss of optional component state information, including all Hyper-V virtual machines, after upgrade
  • Fixes an issue that causes Windows Explorer to display information that's inconsistent with what's stored on the Floppy disk
  • Fixes an issue that, after connecting a shared CD/DVD-hosted drive with no media inserted, causes some of the commands to hang
  • Fixes an issue where customers cannot use directory cache sizes greater than 64 KB
  • Fixes an issue where Windows Explorer sometimes does not prompt for credentials when a user logs on using a Microsoft account
  • Fixes additional issues with application compatibility and Internet Explorer
10.0.14393.479 (rs1_release.161110-2025)

8 November 2016

And further

  • Improved the reliability of multimedia audio, Remote Desktop, and Internet Explorer 11

Fixes issues

  • Fixes an issue that prevents users from connecting to a virtual private network (VPN)
  • Fixes an issue with a scheduled task that doesn’t run in Task Scheduler after reenabling
  • Fixes an issue to update the Access Point Name (APN) database
  • Fixes an issue with Japanese characters that are missing when converted by the Input Method Editor
  • Fixes an issue with the system tray showing no Wi-Fi connection even when Wi-Fi is present
  • Fixes an issue with Windows devices that disconnect from the Internet prematurely before users can complete their paid Wi-Fi purchase
  • Fixes an issue to update the new Belarusian ruble symbol to Br and the new ISO 4217 code to BYN
  • Fixes additional issues with multimedia, Windows kernel, packaging release management, authentication, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Remote Desktop, Active Directory, wireless networking, Windows shell, graphics, enterprise security and Microsoft HoloLens
  • Security updates to Boot Manager, Windows operating system, kernel-mode drivers, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Virtual Hard Drive, Common Log File System driver, Microsoft Video Control, Common Log File System driver, Windows authentication methods, Windows File Manager and the Microsoft Graphics Component
10.0.14393.447 (rs1_release_inmarket.161102-0100)

27 October 2016

And further

  • Improved reliability of Internet Explorer 11, Start, File Explorer, action center, graphics and the Windows kernel
  • Improved support for websites by updating the HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) preload list
  • Improved support for IT administrators using Group Policy to block users updating the operating system from Windows Update
  • Improved reliability and stability of the notification framework for enabling contextual notifications in File Explorer

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue that was causing System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) Management Console to crash in State view
  • Fixes an connectivity issue from a 32-bit application to a Remote Desktop Gateway that doesn’t have HTTP tunneling enabled
  • Fixes an issue of updates not being restored when doing a system reset, even if those updates were permanently installed
  • Fixes an issue that was causing domain logon attempts to fail on a Windows 10 Pro device after upgrading from Windows 10 Home
  • Fixes an issue that was causing failed logon counts of non-admin users without network logon permissions to be counted as cumulative, resulting in devices going into BitLocker recovery more frequently
  • Fixes an issue that prevented System Center Configuration Manager from performing inventory uploads via Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) when Encrypting File System (EFS) has been disabled
  • Fixes additional issues with USB, Wi-Fi, clustering, setup, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, licensing, PowerShell, Component Object Model (COM), Windows kernel, graphics and Bluetooth

11 October 2016

And further

  • Improved reliability of Bluetooth and storage file system
  • Improved support for networks by adding new entries to the Access Point Name (APN) database

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue causing printer drivers to not install correctly after installing security update KB317005
  • Fixes an issue causing sign-in errors if a password is entered incorrectly or a new password doesn’t meet password complexity requirements after installing security update KB3167679
  • Fixes an issue that required users to log out and log back in before using the application they installed using the Windows installer (MSI)
  • Fixes an issue that was causing excessive battery drain on Windows 10 Mobile when connected to Wi-Fi
  • Fixes an issue in which setting up both fingerprint and iris recognition sometimes causes the sign-in to fail on Windows 10 Mobile
  • Fixes an issue that was causing high CPU usage on Windows 10 Mobile
  • Fixes an additional issues with multimedia playback, revised daylight saving time, authentication, Internet Explorer 11 and Windows Shell
  • Security updates to Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Windows registry and diagnostics hub

29 September 2016

And further

  • Improved reliability of the Windows Update Agent, shared drives, virtual private network (VPN), clustering, HTTP downloads, Internet Explorer 11, Hyper-V platform, multimedia playback and Microsoft Edge
  • Improved performance of push and local notifications, Hyper-V platform, and some social media websites using Microsoft Edge
  • Improved support for networks by adding new entries to the Access Point Name (APN) database

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where mapping a drive from an elevated command prompt doesn’t work with administrator credentials
  • Fixes an issue causing movies that were ripped using the transport stream (.ts) format to play without sound in Windows Media Player and the Xbox One Media Player app.
  • Fixes an issue causing the Movies & TV app on the Xbox to stop working when attempting to play content that was just purchased from the Store
  • Fixes an issue causing “Print all linked documents” to not work in Internet Explorer 11
  • Fixes an issue preventing some users from changing the default download location in Windows 10 Mobile
  • Fixes an issue causing unnecessary notifications about fixing Microsoft account in Windows 10 Mobile
  • Fixes additional issues with multimedia, Windows kernel, Windows shell, enterprise security, storage file system, Remote Desktop, core platform, Hyper-V platform, Windows Update for Business, display kernel, near field communication (NFC), input and composition, Bluetooth, Microsoft Lync 2010 compatibility, Windows Storage API, app registration, Trusted Platform Module, Group Policy, Internet Explorer 11, virtual private network (VPN), BitLocker, wireless networking, datacenter networking, Cortana, PowerShell, Active Directory, connection manager and data usage, Microsoft Edge, Windows Recovery Environment, file clustering, Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps, audio playback settings, DShow Bridge, app compatibility, licensing, cloud infrastructure, domain name system (DNS) server, network controller, USB barcode reader, and Adobe Flash Player

13 September 2016

And further

  • Improved reliability of Windows Shell, map apps, Internet Explorer 11 and Microsoft Edge
  • Improved support for using the camera app in Windows 10 Mobile Enterprise
  • Security updates to Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows kernel and Adobe Flash Player

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue causing push-button reset to not work correctly and roll back on devices with language set to any of the Unicode languages
  • Fixes an issue causing devices to crash after disconnecting an e-reader that was attached to the device
  • Fixes an issue causing devices to not recognize a Secure Digital (SD) card if it is inserted and removed multiple times
  • Fixes an issue causing some apps to not respond to the commands in the app bar in Windows 10 Mobile
  • Fixes an issue that sometimes blocks alarm notifications in Windows 10 Mobile
  • Fixes additional issues with rendering 4K resolution, missing Start menu tiles when running on battery, Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge, Bluetooth compatibility, graphics, display rotation, app compatibility, Wi-Fi, Feedback Hub, Miracast, Windows Shell, revised daylight saving time and USB

Other features

  • Removed the Copy Protection option when ripping CDs in Windows Media Audio (WMA) format from Windows Media Player

And further

  • Improved reliability of Internet Explorer 11, USB and the .NET framework
  • Improved support for networks by adding new entries to the Access Point Name (APN) database
  • Security updates to Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Graphics Component, Microsoft Edge, Windows Secure Kernel Mode, Windows SMB Server, Windows kernel, Windows Lock Screen and Adobe Flash Player

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue with the link to "Change my environment variables" in the User Accounts Control Panel not working correctly
  • Fixes an issue where a device, which previously had Internet access, has the incorrect time and date after joining a network with no Internet access to SSL servers
  • Fixes an issue where someone with a mandatory profile can’t use the Start menu, Cortana, search, and some pre-installed apps
  • Fixes an issue where, after installing a package using Windows Installer (MSI), customers can’t run any command line utility unless they restart or sign out and then sign in to their device
  • Fixed an issue causing “Print all linked documents” to not work in Internet Explorer 11
  • Fixes additional issues with excessive security logging, Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI), consumer storage, Add-On List Group Policy Object, mobile broadband, filter drivers, Internet Explorer 11, Windows Media Player, graphics, revised daylight saving time,and Windows Shell

31 August 2016

23 August 2016

And further

  • Improved reliability of Network Controller, DNS server, gateways, Storage Spaces Direct, Group Managed Service Accounts, remote procedure calls (RPC), PowerShell, Internet Explorer, printer pairing and interoperability, the Windows kernel, Media Core, the Store, Connected Standby, Cluster Health service, the Hypervisor debugger and platform and Active Directory
  • Improved performance for Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) with many nodes or disks, scrolling lists on Xbox, DHCP address acquisition, Active Directory queries, and the Cluster Health service

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue that prevents external media from playing on Xbox One using the Cast to Device menu
  • Fixes an issue that causes the Mouse events to be not recognized sometimes in Internet Explorer
  • Fixes an issue that slows the rendering and resizing of nested tables in Internet Explorer
  • Fixes an issue that was not causing the UI layout to be updated correctly in Internet Explorer 11 quirks mode
  • Fixes an issue that was causing nodes to be disconnected from a Cluster service intermittently
  • Fixes additional issues with MDM enrollment for an Azure Active Directory tenant, software compatibility, poor rendering of Yu Gothic font family, Cortana, slow connections to cluster shares, Xbox One cannot launch the Netflix app using the DIAL protocol, Xbox sound volume and music playback, all video stops while audio plays in a Movies & TV app, incorrect scaling of Internet Explorer's first-run dialog, driver setup, Windows Update for Business, apps failing to install after resetting device, boot failure with Hyper-V and BitLocker enabled, Cache Manager, Cluster Health service, cannot alter roles and features on a locked down machine, disk-to-enclosure mappings not working, PowerShell, missing lock screen image, fitness tracker not recognized as a mass storage device, synchronization not working between Intune and Azure Active Directory (AAD), failed Wi-Fi Skype calls, poor streaming playback using progressive download, failed cancellation of Store download, extensions for Microsoft Edge, incorrect Lock screen UI after resuming from hibernate and sleep and blocked installation of Store game bundles

And further - Second release

  • Improved download size optimization for updates

9 August 2016

And further

  • Improved reliability for Internet Explorer 11

Fixes issues

  • Fixes an issue to keep pen click settings after updating to Windows 10 Version 1607
  • Security updates to Kernel Mode Drivers, Microsoft Graphics Component, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11 and Windows Authentication Methods

And further

  • Improved reliability by allowing more time for devices to recover from connected standby mode

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue affecting some devices with Bitlocker enabled that didn’t start up to the BitLocker password entry screen
  • Fixes an issue with MouseUp and MouseDown events not working correctly when using a scroll bar in an Inline Frame (IFrame)
  • Fixes an issue that delays the display of content when resizing the Internet Explorer 11 browser window
  • Fixes an issue with special keys and mouse clicks that don’t work on devices when Remote Assistance is in session
  • Fixes an issue with rendering multi-pixel points in Web Graphics Library (WebGL)
  • Fixes an additional issues with certain devices that can’t transition from connected standby to sleep mode, updates not installing, and Internet Explorer 11
  • Security updates to Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge, Kernel Mode Drivers, Windows Authentication Methods, Microsoft Graphics Component and Kernel Mode Blacklist

2 August 2016

And further

  • Improved reliability of background tasks and extensions for Microsoft Edge

Fixes issues

  • Fixes an licensing issue that prevents apps from activating
  • Fixes an issue that prevents changing display orientation after attaching a keyboard dock
  • Fixes an issue with scheduled update scans that are delayed during Connected Standby
  • Fixes an issue that sometimes prevent XAML apps from receiving keyboard input
  • Fixes an issue with event logging that creates very large virtual allocations
  • Fixes additional issues with Cortana, Microsoft Query and Microsoft Excel compatibility and the Korean Input Method Editor (IME)

12 July 2016

And further

  • Improved reliability of Windows Media Player, Internet Explorer 11, Windows Explorer, Miracast, and Windows kernel
  • Improved support for video playback in certain apps that didn't render video correctly after resuming from sleep

Fixed issues

  • Fixed issue with some people seeing a black screen instead of the lock screen when resuming from connected standby
  • Fixed issue with DirectAccess where the Disconnect button appears in some cases when the connection isn't fully established
  • Fixed issue where local user accounts weren't locked after a number of failed sign in attempts
  • Fixed additional issues in .NET, Windows Kernel, Windows Update, authentication, revised daylight saving time, support for PDF files, Bluetooth, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, networking and Wi-Fi connectivity
  • Security updates for Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Kernel Mode Drivers, Windows Kernel, .NET Framework, Windows Secure Kernel Mode and Microsoft Print Spooler

14 June 2016

And further

  • Improved reliability of Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge, Cortana, audio playback (in Groove and other apps), Maps app, Miracast and File Explorer
  • Improves Narrator's ability to read lists, hyperlinks and image info
  • Improved performance of loading websites in Internet Explorer 11 when using roaming user profiles

Fixes issues

  • Fixes an issue that would make balloon tip notifications appear in the left top corner of the screen
  • Fixes an issue that may prevent VPN from working correctly when switching between different network interfaces
  • Fixes an issue with location services that may cause apps like Maps to lag behind for the user's location
  • Fixes additional issues with Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Bluetooth, Cortana, Wi-Fi, Windows Camera app, revised daylight saving time, USB, TPM, Graphics, Group Policy, downloading music or movies purchased through the Windows Store, Network Diagnostics and File Explorer
  • Fixes additional security issues with Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge, SMB Server, Microsoft Graphics Component, Group Policy, DNS Server, Windows Diagnostic Hub, Kernel mode drivers, Microsoft Windows PDF, Windows Structured Query, Adobe Flash Player, JScript and VBScript and WPAD

10 May 2016

And further

  • Improved reliability in Cortana, Bluetooth, Shell, Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge, Miracast and USB

Fixes issues

  • Fixes a memory leak caused by opening a PDF more than once
  • Fixes an issue with text alignment for RTL languages in Edge
  • Fixes an issue with Bluetooth after a PC is resumed from sleep
  • Fixes an issue that caused users to not get locked out after a number of failed sign ins
  • Fixes an issue that caused some CompactFlash cards to got corrupted
  • Fixes security issues in kernel mode drivers, remote procedure calls, the Microsoft Graphics Component, Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge, Windows Shell, Windows Journal, Virtual Secure Mode, Schannel and Jscript

12 April 2016

And further

  • Support for visual voicemail on dual SIM phones
  • Improves reliability of Internet Explorer 11, .NET Framework, wireless LAN, Microsoft Edge, Windows Update, logon, Bluetooth, network connectivity, map apps, video playback, Cortana, USB, Windows Explorer and Narrator
  • Improves discoverability of printers when a device is waked up from sleep
  • Improved security for CSRSS to prevent security bypass

Fixed issues

  • Fixes connectivity issues with USB devices when Windows restarts
  • Fixes issues with the lock screen
  • Fixes issues with revised daylight saving
  • Fixes multiple issues with shutdown delays, Narrator, Cortana, roaming data usage, buying apps in the Store, video playback, facial recognition, Bluetooth pairing, Microsoft Edge, logon, Internet Explorer 11, Live Tile updates, .NET Framework and Microsoft Installer
  • Fixed multiple security issues with Security Account Manager Remote Protocol, HTTP.sys, secondary logon, Microsoft Graphics component, .NET Framework, CSRSS, Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11

8 March 2016

And further

  • Improved support for wearables, apps and Bluetooth to access contacts
  • Improved reliability for Narrator and app installation
  • Improved performance for hibernation, content entry in apps and downloading and installing updates

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue that prevented a Windows 10 PC loging in on an Xbox
  • Fixes a security issue created by attempting to play corrupted content
  • Fixes a security issue in Microsoft Edge while viewing a PDF that allowed for a remote code execution attack
  • Fixes multiple issues with the .NET Framework, Internet Explorer 11 and networking
  • Fixed multiple security issues with Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, USB storage driver, kernel mode drivers, the .NET Framework, graphic fonts, OLE, secondary logon, PDF library and Adobe Flash Player

1 March 2016

And further

  • Improved reliability for the OS, Windows Update installation, startup, OOBE, authentication, hibernation, shutdown, kernel, Start menu, storage, Windows Hello, display modes, Miracast, AppLocker, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, networking and File Explorer
  • Improved performance of video thumbnail generation, NetLogon, Windows Store and standby power consumption
  • Extended support for wearables, displays and printers
  • Windows will now reset app default in case of corruption and streamlined notifications about said corruptions
  • Improved quality of Cortana's voices and translations into multiple languages
  • Improved support for apps, fonts, graphics and display, airplane mode, Group Policy, PowerShell MDM, Windows Journal, Microsoft Edge, printing, touch display, roaming credentials, Push-Button Reset, Windows UX, local and streaming video, audio quality, error reporting, USMT and VHD creation

Fixes issues

  • Fixes an issue where favorites are lost after updating
  • Fixes multiple issues that caused apps to fail to launch, update or allow in-app purchases

9 February 2016

And further

  • Links the "Learn more" link in Windows Update to the Windows version history page
  • Improved security in the Windows kenel

Fixed issues

  • Fixes issues with authentication, update installation, and OS installation
  • Fixes a bug where Edge would cache visited URLs in InPrivate-mode
  • Fixes an issue where the Windows Store and Windows Update wouldn't allow simultaneous installs
  • Fixes a security issue that allowed remode code execution
  • Fixes a security issue in Edge and Internet Explorer 11 that allowed code to be installed from malicious websites
  • Fixes additional issues with Windows UX, Windows 10 Mobile, Internet Explorer 11, Edge and the taskbar
  • Fixes additional issues with the .NET Framework, Windows Journal, Active Directory Federation Services, NPS Radius Server, kernel-mode drivers and WebDAV

27 January 2016

And futher

  • Unknown fixes and improvements

12 January 2016

And futher

  • Unknown fixes and improvements

And futher

  • Unknown fixes and improvements

17 December 2015

And futher

  • Unknown fixes and improvements

8 December 2015

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  • Unknown fixes and improvements

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  • Unknown fixes and improvements

2 December 2015

And futher

  • Unknown fixes and improvements

24 November 2015

And futher

  • Unknown fixes and improvements

18 November 2015

And futher

  • Unknown fixes and improvements
10.0.10586.11 (th2_release.151112-1900)

12 November 2015

And futher

  • Unknown fixes and improvements

10 November 2015

And futher

  • Unknown fixes and improvements

27 October 2015

And futher

  • Unknown fixes and improvements

13 October 2015

And futher

  • Unknown fixes and improvements

30 September 2015

And futher

  • Unknown fixes and improvements

15 September 2015

Start

  • The start menu has been added with support for Live Tiles
  • The "Jumplists" tab under "Taskbar and Start Menu Properties" has been renamed to "Start Menu"
  • An option to switch to the start menu has been added under "Start Menu" in "Taskbar and Start Menu Properties"

And further

  • Avatars on the logon screen and start menu are now circles

8 September 2015

And futher

  • Unknown fixes and improvements

27 August 2015

And futher

  • Unknown fixes and improvements

18 August 2015

And futher

  • Unknown fixes and improvements

14 August 2015

And futher

  • Unknown fixes and improvements

11 August 2015

And futher

  • Unknown fixes and improvements

5 August 2015

And futher

  • Unknown fixes and improvements

29 July 2015

And futher

  • Unknown fixes and improvements

8 April 2014

Start and All apps

  • You can now shut down Windows from the start screen (not for devices with touchscreen or smaller than 8,5 inch)
  • You can now search from the start screen with a visual button
  • A right-click on a tile now shows a context menu
  • The default start screen has been updated for new users
  • The start screen now shows a notification when a new app has been installed
  • You can now show more apps in the All apps view
  • All apps now shows the letter of each category always

Desktop

  • It's now possible to pin Windows Apps
  • The Windows Store is now a default pinned app
  • Apps now have a titlebar
  • The taskbar now can be accessed within apps
  • Devices without a touchscreen now boot to desktop by default
  • Devices without a touchscreen now have desktop apps set as default

Internet Explorer

  • "Enterprise mode" has been added to Internet Explorer
  • There are new options in the F12-tools
  • Improved support for ECMAScript 5.1
  • Improved support for WebGL

Build-in apps

  • OneDrive
    • SkyDrive is now OneDrive
    • It's now possible to synchronise manually
    • There is now a OneDrive icon in the system tray
  • Xbox Music
    • You can now pin artists and playlists to your start screen
    • You can now use drag and drop
    • Xbox Music will now show Backwards, Forwards and Play/Pause under its Aero Peak window on the taskbar
  • PC Settings
    • You can now manage your disk space
    • You can now give your PC a new name from the app
    • You can now leave a domain from the app
    • A link to the Control Panel hass been added

And further

  • You can now show more details in the Networks fly-out for a network
  • Improved performance and support for WIMBoot
6.3.9600.17031 (winblue_gdr.140221-1952)

17 October 2013

Tiles

  • Small and Large tiles have been added to the start screen
  • You can now change multiple tiles at once
  • Tiles can now show their download status on the startscreen and All apps list
  • Tiles for desktop apps now get an accent color based on their most prominent color
  • Improved support for portret mode
  • Browser now always use their Modern UI-version of their tile, even if it isn't the default browser
  • When pinning a tile to the startscreen from within an app, you can now choose its size

All Apps

  • There is an "All apps" button on the bottom of the screen when using a mouse and keyboard
  • You can now sort apps on name, date, most used and category
  • There is now a search field
  • You can now access All apps by swyping up from the start screen
  • New apps aren't pinned to the start screen by default anymore
  • You can now change the behavior of search when searching in the All apps screne
  • You can now display desktop apps first
  • New apps are now labeled as "New"

Personalize

  • Changing the start screen will now start a new edit mode
  • You can now set the desktop background as the start screen background
  • There are multiple new tatoos added to the startscreen (including dynamic tatoos)
  • Multiple new colors have been added to choose from
  • The startscreen can now show up to 9 rows of tiles

Interface

  • When Snap is being used, Windows will ask where to open an app
  • Apps now open in snap view when triggered from within another app
  • Apps now can be selected by holding them
  • Snap can now use multiple sizes
  • You can now snap up to 4 apps per screen (depeding on your resolution)
  • You can now use multiple Windows Apps on multiple screens
  • The start button has now a visual image again
  • You can now choose to boot to the desktop
  • You can now disable hot corners
  • If you have a high resolution, the charmsbar will (depending on the used hotcorner) appear higher or lower
  • You can now add an app to alarm notifications
  • The keyboard has been improved with numerous features
  • You can now set a presentation as lock screen

Internet Explorer

  • Tabs can now be synced
  • Click-to-call is a new feature
  • You can now choose to always display the address bar and tabs
  • You can now open more then 10 tabs
  • A Download list has been added
  • Tiles can now have more formats
  • Reading View is a new option that opens a reading-optimized environment
  • Website Tiles can now show a feed
  • Improved support for CSS3 and HTML5
  • Support for WebGL, MDEG Dash and SPDY
  • Brand now F12-Tools

Build-in apps

  • All apps now support portrait mode
  • You can now remove apps from more devices at once
  • Calendar
    • The interface has been revamped
  • Camera
    • The Camera-app now has a new color and interface
    • The app now users Microsoft Photosynth technology
    • You can now access the camera from the lock screen
  • Finance
    • There is a search feature
  • Mail
    • The mail interface has been revamped
    • Support for drag and drop
    • The Mail-app now uses the Outlook color
  • News
    • News now has a build-in search feature
  • PC Settings
    • Your start screen can now sync between devices
    • Multiple new features have been added
    • The app has a major revamped interface
    • You can now pin PC Settings to the start screen
  • People
    • The interface has been revamped
  • Photos
    • There are multiple new options to change photos
    • Facebook- and Flickr-integration has been removed
  • SkyDrive
    • It's now possible to view local files from the app
    • You can now choose to save files to SkyDrive
    • SkyDrive has been integrated better into the OS
  • Sport
    • Sport has now a build-in search feature
  • Travel
    • Travel now has a build-in search feature
  • Weather
    • Weather now has a build-in search feature
    • When started for the first time, Weather will show a "Get started"-window
  • Windows Store
    • The Windows Store a has received a major revamp
    • Apps will now be updated automatically
    • The icon has been changed
    • The Windows Store tile now shows spotlight apps
  • New apps
    • Skype - replaces Messaging
    • Calculator
    • Bing Drink and Food
    • Bing Health and Fitness
    • Help & Tips
    • Alarms
    • Reading List
    • Search
  • Removed apps
    • Messaging - replaced by Skype
    • Bing - replaced by Search

And further

  • Support for NFC, 3G and 4G
  • Wireless printing without additional drivers
  • 2-step authentication
  • DirectX 11.2 is now available
  • The Windows Prestation-index has been removed
  • The Windows kernel has been updated from version 6.2 to 6.3
  • Native support for 3D-printers
  • New installation interface
  • You can now replace Command Prompt with PowerShelll
  • Improved support for high resolutions
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Interface

  • The start menu has been replaced by a full screen start
  • The start button is now a hot corner instead of a visible button
  • The Charms bar has been added to the right side of the screen for central management
  • There is a new lockscreen interface
  • The user login screen has been redesigned
  • The window chrome has been redesigned and flattened out
  • The glass effect has been removed from the taskbar
  • There is now an app switcher on the left side of the screen
  • Windows Explorer is renamed to File Explorer and has now a ribbon-based interface
    • The "up" button from Windows XP is back
    • You can now pause an action
    • All copy, past, snip and other actions are now shown in one single window
    • The "Choose wich file to keep"-dialogue has been redesigned to show more info
    • The Preview-panel has been reworked
    • You can now drag and drop folders to the breadcrumb path
  • The taskmanager has been redesigned and shows more information, it also has a minimized view
  • The on-screen keyboard has been redesigned

Developers

  • The WinRT (Windows Runtime) has been added
  • Windows Store has been added as a central place for apps
  • There are new notification capabilities for WinRT apps

Internet Explorer

  • Internet Explorer now has a modern app
  • Adobe Flash is now integrated into IE
  • You can now swipe left and right to go back or forward in your search history
  • Many improvements to HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript support
  • Multiple new APIs

Features

  • Password fields now show a peek button
  • You can now login with a picture password or pin code
  • File History can be used to bring back files
  • Windows now used a "hybrid boot" to boot up faster
  • Windows To Go can be used to cary a Windows installation on an USB-stick
  • SmartScreen is now integrated in Windows
  • Windows Defender has been replaced by Microsoft Security Essentials (through the brand is still "Windows Defender")
  • You can now Refresh and Reset your Windows installation
  • Family Safety is now intergrated into Windows
  • Hyper-V is now optionaly available to all Windows 8 Pro users

Build-in apps

  • New apps
    • Mail, People, Messages and Calendar has been added
    • Photos has been added
    • Music has been added
    • Video has been added
    • Camera has been added
    • Reader has been added
    • Internet Explorer has been added
    • Bing Search, Bing News, Bing Weather, Bing Travel, Bing Sports and Bing Finance have been added
    • SkyDrive has been added
    • Games has been added
    • PC Settings has been added

And further

  • Support for USB 3.0 is now included natively
  • You can now login with your Microsoft Account
  • DirectX 11.1 is included with Windows 8
  • Support for SIM cards
  • Windows now supports UEFI
  • There is a plethora of new keyboard shortcuts
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